The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection

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  • Edition: Yearly Ed.
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/5/2016
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

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In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection, the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world. This venerable collection brings together award-winning authors and masters of the field. With an extensive recommended reading guide and a summation of the year in science fiction, this annual compilation of short stories has become the definitive must-read anthology for all science fiction fans and readers interested in breaking into the genre.

Author Biography

GARDNER DOZOIS has been working in the science fiction field for more than thirty years. For twenty years he was the editor of Asimov's Science Fiction, during which he received the Hugo Award for Best Editor fifteen times.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
“The Falls: A Luna Story," by Ian McDonald
"Three Cups of Grief, By Starlight," by Aliette de Bodard
"Ruins," by Eleanor Arnason
"Another Word for World," by Ann Leckie
"Meshed," by Rich Larson
"Emergence," by Gwyneth Jones
"Gypsy," by Carter Scholz
"The Astrakhan, the Homberg, and the Red Red Coat," by Chaz Brenchley
"The Muses of Shuyedan-18," by Indrapramit Das
"Bannerless," by Carrie Vaughn
"The Audience," by Sean McMullen
"Rates of Change," by James S.A. Corey
"Calved," by Sam J. Miller
"Botanica Veneris: Thirteen Papercuts by Ida Countess Rathagan," by Ian McDonald
“Consolation," by John Kessel
"The Children of Gal," by Allen M. Steele
"Today I Am Paul," by Martin L. Shoemaker
"City of Ash," by Paolo Bachigalupi
"Trapping the Pleistecene," by James Sarafin
"Machine Learning," by Nancy Kress
"Inhuman Garbage," by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
"Planet of Fear," by Paul McAuley
"It Takes More Than Muscles to Frown," by Ned Beauman
"The Daughters of John Demetrius," by Joe Pitkin
"Silence Like Diamonds," by John Barnes
"Billy Tumult," by Nick Harkaway
"Hello, Hello; Can You Hear Me, Hello," by Seanan McGuire
"Capitalism in the 22nd Century," by Geoff Ryman
"Ice," by Rich Larson
"The First Gate of Logic," by Benjamin Rosenbaum
"In Panic Town, on the Backward Moon," by Michael F. Flynn
"The Three Resurrections of Jessica Churchill," by Kelly Robson
"No Placeholder for You, My Love," by Nick Wolven
"The Game of Smash and Recovery," by Kelly Link
"A Stopped Clock," by Madeline Ashby
"Citadel of Weeping Pearls," by Aliette de Bodard
Honorable Mentions: 2015

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